Sesame Ginger Dressing

This Asian-inspired Sesame Ginger Dressing stands out with its harmonious blend of rich sesame oil and ginger. The soy sauce adds depth, creating a savory profile that elevates both salads and main dishes.

Sesame Ginger Dressing

Elevate your salads and stir-fries with the vibrant and savory allure of this Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette. This Asian-inspired dressing brings together the nutty richness of sesame and the zesty warmth of ginger, creating a flavor harmony that's perfect for adding a great twist to your favorite creations.
You can use this Sesame Ginger Dressing in different ways::
Drizzle over salads featuring crisp greens, shredded cabbage, or Asian-inspired vegetables.
Use as a marinade for grilled chicken, tofu, or seafood.
Add to stir-fried vegetables for an extra burst of flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine Asian


  • mixing bowl
  • whisk (or blender)
  • grater (for ginger)


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
  • ¼ cup neutral oil (vegetable oil)
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (optional, for garnish)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  • Prepare garlic and ginger: peel and minced the garlic. Peel the ginger and grate it.
  • Combine Ingredients: in a mixing bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, grated ginger, minced garlic, honey or maple syrup, and neutral oil.
  • Whisk Until Emulsified: whisk the ingredients together until the dressing is well-emulsified. Alternatively, you can use a blender for a smoother consistency.
  • Season: season the vinaigrette with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the sweetness or acidity if needed.
  • Garnish (Optional): sprinkle sesame seeds on top for added texture and visual appeal.
  • Store: transfer the Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette to a sealed container or jar. Store it in the refrigerator until ready to use (keep it up to 2 weeks).


  1. Fresh Ingredients: Use fresh ginger for the best flavor. Grate it finely to extract its essence into the vinaigrette.
  2. Soy Sauce Varieties: Experiment with different soy sauce varieties (light, dark, or low-sodium) to adjust the saltiness according to your preference.
Keyword Asian dressing, Salad dressing

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